Sporting CP Edges Out Casa Pia in Nail-Biting Primeira Liga Match

Casa Pia and Sporting CP faced off in Match Day 27 of the Primeira Liga and it was a thrilling match that ended 3:4 in favor of Sporting CP. Trincao from Sporting CP opened the scoring just one minute into the match (0:1), but Rafael_Martins from Casa Pia quickly equalized seven minutes later (1:1). The score remained level until Trincao struck again for Sporting CP at 39 minutes (1:2). Y._Soma then leveled for Casa Pia at 45 minutes (2:2) before P._Goncalves put Sporting CP back in front 48 minutes into the match (2:3). Felippe then scored for Casa Pia to make it 3-3 after 62 minutes, but there was still time for Trincao to grab his third goal of the day as he scored an 85th minute winner to give Sporting CP a 4-3 victory.


Casa Pia

Lucas Paes (rating 6.9)
João Nunes (rating 6.6)
Fernando Varela (rating 6.9)
Nermin Zolotić (rating 6.5)
Derick Poloni (rating 6.6)
Afonso Taira (rating 6.3)
Neto (rating 6.6)
Leonardo Lelo (rating 6.3)
Yuki Soma (rating 6.9)
Rafael Martins (rating 7.2)
Diogo Pinto (rating 6.7)

Sporting CP

Antonio Adán (rating 6.3)
Ousmane Diomande (rating 6.3)
Sebastián Coates (rating 6.9)
Matheus Reis (rating 7)
Ricardo Esgaio (rating 7)
Manuel Ugarte (rating 7.3)
Pedro Gonçalves (rating 9.9)
Nuno Santos (rating 7)
Marcus Edwards (rating 7)
Youssef Chermiti (rating 6.6)
Francisco Trincão (rating 9.3)


Casa Pia

Felippe (D. Costa Pinto, 56)
Cuca (Y. Soma, 71)
Clayton (Rafael Martins, 71)
T. Kunimoto (Derick Poloni, 80)
Leo Bolgado (A. Taira, 80)

Sporting CP

H. Morita (Y. Chermiti, 46)
J. St. Juste (O. Diomande, 46)
G. Inacio (Matheus Reis, 46)
Arthur Gomes (R. Esgaio, 68)
Rochinha (N. Santos, 85)

Ball possession:

The match between Casa Pia and Sporting CP was a highly contested one. Casa Pia had possession of the ball for only 26%, while Sporting CP had 74%. Casa Pia managed to make 8 shots on target and 5 on goal, with Yuki Soma being the most active in terms of number of shots. On the other hand, Sporting CP made 18 shots on target and 11 on goal, with Francisco Trincão being best in hits on goal. The match was an exciting one that kept spectators at the edge of their seats till the very end.


Nermin Zolotić from Casa Pia had a pass accuracy of 82% from 34 total passes. Sebastián Coates from Sporting CP had a much higher pass accuracy of 94%, making 86 passes in total. Nermin Zolotić made 2 key passes, whereas Pedro Gonçalves from Sporting CP made 5. Both players have demonstrated great passing skills in this match.


The Portuguese Primeira Liga has seen some intense competition this season, with several teams vying for the top spot. In terms of interceptions, Casa Pia and Sporting CP are tied for the lead, both having 6 so far. Afonso Taira is leading the way for Casa Pia with 2 interceptions while Manuel Ugarte has made a name for himself at Sporting CP by intercepting the ball 2 times as well. Fernando Varela is close behind with 3 interceptions while Sebastián Coates of Sporting CP follows closely behind with 2. It’s going to be interesting to see who comes out on top in this battle of wits and reflexes before season’s end.


Neto and Manuel Ugarte are the clear leaders when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball in their respective teams. Neto, who plays for Casa Pia, has won a total of five battles while Manuel Ugarte of Sporting CP has demonstrated his dominance by winning seven. Both players have shown an impressive level of strength and determination on the field, making them stand out among their teammates. It is no surprise that they are leading when it comes to fighting for possession during matches.


    Yellow cards:

  • Felippe (Casa Pia) at 59 minute
  • Felippe (Casa Pia) at 64 minute
  • Cuca (Casa Pia) at 74 minute
  • Red cards:

  • Felippe (Casa Pia) at 64 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Casa Pia – LLLWL
    • Sporting CP – WDWWW

    Top 5 Primeira Liga scorers:

    1. Gonçalo Ramos (10, Benfica)
    2. Mehdi Taremi (7, FC Porto)
    3. João Mário (7, Benfica)
    4. Rafa Mújica (6, Arouca)
    5. Francisco Trincão (6, Sporting CP)

    Next games:

    • Casa Pia will play with Rio Ave. April 16 at 14:30 (UTC), on Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube.
    • Sporting CP will play with Arouca. April 16 at 19:30 (UTC), on Estádio José Alvalade.
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